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Leading Maggot Farmer to Expand From Cape Town to California

  • AgriProtein plans global expansion of waste-to-feed business
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Maggots in an AgriProtein facility.
Maggots in an AgriProtein facility.Source: AgriProtein
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The company behind the world’s first industrial-scale maggot farm based on organic waste plans to kick off its international expansion with a plant in California next year, taking advantage of two global problems: a shortage of protein and an abundance of trash.